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12th Annual Bikers With Boxes
Load up your bike and share God’s love! Bring gift-filled shoeboxes for children in need to the 12th annual Bikers With Boxes charity event. Support the ministry of Samaritan’s Purse and ride to the Billy Graham Library for a day of fellowship, music, food, giveaways and much more—all to benefit Operation Christmas Child. Help us reach our goal of 6,500 shoeboxes. Ride alone, with your club, or meet up with a group coming from your region. •Gates open at 9:30 a.m. •Complimentary Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. While you’re here, come inside and retrace Billy Graham’s dynamic journey from humble farm boy to international ambassador of God’s love through fascinating exhibits. Visit his childhood home, browse our bookstore and enjoy a snack in the dairy bar. Come just as you are – but with boxes! For more information, please call 704-401-3200 or email LibraryEvents@bgea.org. For information on Operation Christmas Child and how to pack a shoe box, please visit: https://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/
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Benefit/Fundraiser
2020 Charlotte Memory Gala (New Date)
Join the Alzheimer's Association for the Fourth Annual Charlotte Memory Gala, a memorable night in the fight against a disease that erases such moments. This elegant affair includes a welcoming reception and silent auction, wine pull, seated dinner, live auction, dancing, and musical entertainment. The evening raises funds to underwrite the Association’s support, education, advocacy and research efforts. Visit http://charlottememorygala.org.
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Fair/Festival, For the Family, Community Event
2020 Queen City Back To School Festival
MISSION: The Queen City Back 2 School Festival has a mission that every child deserves to start the school year feeling confident and prepared. A child that feels confident is more likely to succeed. If you would like to donate to the school supply drive please bring your donations to the front welcome desk at the event. The 2020 Queen City Back To School Festival is action-packed with FUN! There will be food, bounce house, kid activities, face painting, coupons, discounts, entertainment, and more! Go-Karts, mini-golf, bumper boats, arcade games, and more create plenty of fun for the kids! This is a family-friendly free event! There will also be a school supply drive for school-aged children. Let's start the school year up right! SCHOOL SUPPLY GIVEAWAY (While Supplies Last) Free Tickets & Vendor Info - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-queen-city-back-to-school-festival-tickets-103940400536 Activities: School Supply Drive Coloring Stations Kite Flying Jump Rope Challenge Pie Eating Contest Three-Legged Race Laser Tag Face Painting Bake Sale Bounce House Paid Activities: Go-Karts Rookie Go-Karts Mini Golf Bumper Boats Arcade Batting Cages (Baseball & Softball) Trophy Presentation: Best Table Display $1 Raffle: Loaded Bookbag
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Rock,Pop
5 Seconds of Summer
Australian pop-punk band 5 Seconds of Summer rose to fame when their cover of Chris Brown and Justin Bieber's "Next to You" received over 600,000 hits on YouTube. Their self-titled debut album, released in 2014, hit the top of the Billboard albums chart and launched the hit singles, "She Looks So Perfect" and "Amnesia." They released their third album, "Youngblood," in 2018. Its title song became a runaway hit on Spotify.
www.5sos.com
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Crafts, Nature
50 Shades of Clay: Painting with Earth
Forget the craft store and unearth the creative possibilities right under your feet! Discover the variety of soils that make Mecklenburg County so lush, and use those soils to create different shades of your very own paintable medium. Test drive your soil paints and exchange painting techniques while chatting with new friends. Participants will leave with a sample kit of the paints they created and a new found appreciation for getting their hands dirty. All materials provided. Notes: Pre-registration required; walk-ins not accepted for any nature center programs this summer. Participants will be working with soil and are encouraged to wear clothing that could possibly get dirty or stained.
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Community Event, Running, Benefit/Fundraiser
7th Annual South End Shuffle 5k & Mile Run
There is something for everyone at the South End Shuffle 5K & Mile Run, the event that has become a South End neighborhood tradition! The 5K starts and ends at Wooden Robot Brewery and heads into South End's scenic neighborhood streets. There is also a 1 Mile Run for those looking for a shorter distance. The South End Shuffle is presented by Skufca Law, Beacon Partners, and Wooden Robot Brewery, and offers a festival-like atmosphere with a post-race party with food, beer, and music. Participants will get an exclusive shirt, custom finisher's medal, a free beer (those over 21) or a free popsicle (those under 21). This event is benefiting The Purple Promise Foundation to End Melanoma and South End & Local Small Businesses affected by COVID-19.
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Rock
The Agave Brothers
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Rock,Alternative
The Airborne Toxic Event
The Airborne Toxic Event is an indie rock band from the Los Angeles neighborhood of Los Feliz.
www.theairbornetoxicevent.com
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Benefit/Fundraiser
Alzheimer’s Association 2020 Charlotte Memory Gala
Join the Alzheimer's Association for the Fourth Annual Charlotte Memory Gala, a memorable night in the fight against a disease that erases such moments. This elegant affair includes a welcoming reception and silent auction, wine pull, seated dinner, live auction, dancing, and musical entertainment. The evening raises funds to underwrite the Association’s support, education, advocacy and research efforts. Visit http://charlottememorygala.org.
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Musical
Anno Domini - The Story of Stephen and the Apostles
Cowards become champions. Flawed mortals become valiant martyrs. And the Faith that revolutionized a world is born. Live the story of Stephen and the Apostles. Experience the rousing power of ANNO DOMINI: the year of our Lord! A Fabulous Greek Dinner Fire braised chicken breast with balsamic glaze Parmesan crusted potato wedges Israeli salad Traditional Greek flat bread Tzatziki sauce Baklava Sweet ice tea or water Note: This show explains how each apostle died for their faith and depicts Stephen being stoned.
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